Most engineers choose the Fairchild because of the wonderful sound it gives and also because the Beatles used it at Abbey Road on almost all of their records.

The Fairchild compressor

Your course devotes an entire lesson to compressors. How they work and how to set them correctly. These devices make your recordings sound truly professional if you know how to use them properly. If you don’t, your recordings will suffer badly.

You are able to actually watch the engineer adjust the settings and listen and compare the sounds before and after they have been compressed.

We live in the age of total signal processing. Some other special effects units such as noise gates, expanders, chorusing units, flangers and harmonizers are also fully examined in your course.

This is one exciting stage of the recording process!